ZAMBOANGA CITY — Nine people, including a 13-year-old boy, were killed after Abu Sayyaf bandits attacked a village in Maluso town in Basilan province on Monday morning, police said. John Cundo, Maluso police chief, said the armed men attacked Barangay Tubigan at 5 a.m. and started burning at least four houses and the barangay health center. Maluso Mayor Hanie Bud told the Inquirer that 10 persons were also wounded in the attack that displaced about 100 families. ADVERTISEMENT“While everyone was asleep, the Abu Sayyaf stormed Tubigan,” Bud told the Inquirer by phone. He said about 70 bandits raided the village, the second attack since 2010.
Source: Philippine Daily Inquirer August 21, 2017 21:00 UTC